Somenosuke of the Matsubaya, from the series Models for Fashion: New Year Designs as Fresh as Young Leaves (Hinagata wakana no hatsu moyô)

「雛形若菜の初模様 松葉屋内 染之介」

Japanese
Edo period
1776 (An'ei 5), spring
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 226, #I-A-7; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), fig. 53

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25 cm (14 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8214

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14616, 21.8214

Signed

Koryûsai ga
湖龍斎画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection